Mammal List

 

 

Scientific Names: Common English Names: Gewone Afrikaanse Name:
Alcelaphus, buselaphus Red Hartebeest Rooihartbees
Antidorcas marsupialis Springbok Springbok
Atilax paludinosus Water Mongoose / Marsh Mongoose Watermuishond
Canis mesomelas Black-backed Jackal Rooijakkals / Swartrugjakkals
Caracal caracal Caracal / Desert Lynx Rooikat
Cercopithecus pygerythrus Vervet Monkey Blouaap
Connochaetes gnou Black Wildebeest Swartwildebees
Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi Blesbok Blesbok
Equus zebra zebra Cape Mountain Zebra Kaapse Bergkwagga / Bergsebra
Genetta genetta Small-spotted Genet Kleinkolmuskejaatkat
Giraffa camelopardalis Giraffe Kameelperd
Hystrix africaeaustralis Cape Porcupine Ystervark
Lepus saxatilis Scrub Hare Kolhaas
Oreotragus oreotragus Klipspringer Klipspringer / Klipbokkie
Orycteropus afer Aardvark / Antbear Erdvark
Oryx gazelle Gemsbok / Southern Oryx Gemsbok
Papio cynocephalus ursinus Chacma Baboon / Savanna Baboon Bobbejaan
Pedetes capensis Springhare Springhaas
Pelea capreolus Grey Rhebok Vaalribbok
Procavia capensis Rock Hyrax / Rock Dassie Klipdassie
Pronolagus rupestris Smith’s Red Rock Rabbit Smithrooiklipkonyn
Raphicerus campestris Steenbok Steenbok
Rhabdomys pumilio Four-striped Grass Mouse Streepmuis
Sylvicapra grimmia Common Duiker / Grey Duiker Gewone Duiker
Tragelaphus oryx Common Eland Eland
Tragelaphus strepsiceros Greater Kudu Koedoe

 

26 mammal species have been recorded at the Kriegershoek Nature Reserve. Their Scientific binomial names as well as the English and Afrikaans common names are up to date according to the “Field Guide to the Mammals of Southern Africa” (2007).

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